Keith N. Fargo is the recipient of the Indiana University East 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award. Fargo will receive the honorary award during the IU East commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 15. The ceremony is being held at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center. He will lead the graduating class during the alumni induction ceremony.
Nearly 300 degrees will be conferred at the Indiana University East Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 15. Commencement begins at 6 p.m. in the Tiernan Center at Richmond High School.
IU President Michael A. McRobbie and IU East Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar will preside and address the 297 graduates eligible to receive degrees during the ceremony. The figures include degree recipients from December 2008 and candidates for May, June and August 2009.
The TRACES Center for History and Culture traveling exhibit will make a stop at Indiana University East from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 8. The exhibit will be located on the circle drive next to Whitewater Hall.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie today directed that all IU campuses begin taking precautions to prevent or limit the outbreak of swine flu among students, faculty or staff.
Chancellor Nasser Paydar knew when he came to Indiana University East that he wanted to increase the communication level of the campus, and to make his leadership style transparent to staff and students alike.
Business dean chairs conference session
David W. Frantz, dean of the School of Business, served as chair of a session on “Critical Incidents in Business Ethics,” and as a discussant in a session on “Business Cases in Business Development” at the Society for Case Research at the International MBAA conference held in Chicago from March 18-20.
Sherry Rankin, clinical assistant professor of nursing at Indiana University East, has been selected receive the 2009 Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching Award. As an award recipient, Rankin joins a distinguished group of faculty selected among IU and its regional campuses.
Several Indiana University East students were recognized on Thursday, April 16 during the Honors Convocation in Vivian Auditorium. Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar presided over the program.
Chancellor’s Scholar Awards are campus-wide awards, presented to the highest achieving seniors, by academic school. Chancellor’s awards were presented to:
Indiana University East presented several faculty and staff with awards for their service to the university during the Honors Convocation ceremony held Thursday, April 16.
Chancellor Nasser Paydar and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Larry Richards presented select members of the IU East faculty with awards during the program.
Indiana University East will host a book signing for former Richmond resident Peg Goldberg Longstreth from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, April 20 in The Gallery, located in Whitewater Hall.
Chancellor Emeritus David Fulton said, “I was very pleased when Peg told me that she was planning a visit to Indiana and that IU East would host her for a book signing on campus. She is a remarkably talented artist and wonderful representative of both Richmond and Indiana in her adopted State. Her late husband, Joe Longstreth, an equally talented artist, was a major figure in the cultural life of Richmond for many years. They maintained a close working relationship with IU East art faculty and students once they set up shop in Naples. I hope that many local people will come out to say hello to Peg and pick up a copy of her newest work. It is sure to be a delight.”